Brian is a technology Advisor for BeckWay Group. He has over 20 years of experience developing software systems and is a recognized expert in desktop, web, and mobile client application and cloud services architecture. Brian has been consulting, mentoring, and training software architects and developers for over 15 years in a wide range of technologies including XAML, Web and Mobile client platforms and frameworks, and back end services with Microsoft Azure, WCF, ASP.NET, and NodeJS.
Brian is a Microsoft Regional Director and Microsoft MVP. Brian is the author of over ten Pluralsight courses, a frequent top rated speaker at conferences worldwide, and author of several books and dozens of technical publication articles.
Brian served 20 years in the U.S. Navy and U.S. Navy Reserve as a Radar Intercept Officer flying F-14 Tomcats and as an Aerospace Engineering Duty Officer. During that time Brian also graduated from U.S. Navy Fighter Weapons School (TopGun) and U.S. Naval Test Pilot School and managed aircraft and spacecraft avionics software and hardware development projects. Brian has a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering from U.S. Naval Academy, an M.S. in Aeronautical Avionics from U.S. Naval Postgraduate School, and an M.E. in Computer Science from University of Colorado Boulder.